Harper"s dictionary of classical literature and antiquities. by Harry Thurston Peck

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Published by Cooper Square Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Classical dictionaries

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Includes bibliographical references.

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LC ClassificationsDE5 .P36 1962
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Paginationxv, 1701 p.
Number of Pages1701
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5825850M
LC Control Number61013268

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The Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (, revised many times in the s and 60s), covers Ancient Greek and Roman antiquities, mythology and literature in over 2, articles.

[1] It was written in German by Oskar Seyffert and edited by Henry Nettleship and John Edwin Sandys. Letter R, online text from Peck, Harry Thurston, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities, with additional notes by S. Rhoads, Classical Mythology, Legend, Religion of the Greeks and Romans, free e-book, open source texts, on He was editor in chief of Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities and editor of the Students' Series of Latin Classics and Columbia University Studies in Classical Philology.

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Rhoads, Classical Mythology, Legend, Religion of the Greeks and Romans, free e-book, open source texts, on From Harper’s Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities, edited by Harry Thurston Peck; New York: Harper and brothers Publishers; ; pp. _____ Dacia. (Δακία), as a Roman province, lay between the Danube [River] and the Carpathian Mountains, and comprehended the modern Transylvania, Wallachia, Moldavia, and part of Hungary.

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From Harper’s Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities, edited by Harry Thurston Peck; New York: Harper and brothers Publishers; ; pp. _____ Hecatombaea. (Ἑκατόμβιαι).: A festival celebrated in honour of Heré [Hera, Juno] by the Argives and people of Aegina. It received its name from ἑκατόν and βοῦς, being a sacrifice of a hundred oxen.

A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy, Literature, Antiquities, Arts, Manners, Customs &c. of the Hindus John Garrett Higginbotham and Company, - Hinduism. From Harper’s Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities, edited by Harry Thurston Peck; New York: Harper and brothers Publishers; ; pp.

_____ Priestess of Bacchus with a Nebris. (Hamilton’s vases, i. ) Nebris. (from νεβρός). A faun-skin; worn originally by hunters, but assumed by Bacchanals; and in works of art forming a part of the attire of Pan and of.

About The Book With lucidly-written accounts of varying length, this dictionary attempts to unfold all that anyone would want to know about Vedic / post-Vedic/ Classical India: Its religions, mythology pantheon / Legendary personages, schools of philosophy, sacred and secular texts, arts, antiquities, a sciences, geography, rituals, customs and the like and, these besides English equivalents.

The Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities is intended for the more advanced student, and contains, moreover, information on a vast variety of subjects, which is not required by those who are commencing their classical studies. It has therefore been supposed, that an Abridgment of that work illustrating the Greek and Roman writers usually.

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